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Winterbound is a children's novel by Margery Williams. It is a family story set in a Connecticut farmhouse during the Great Depression.[1] Nineteen-year-old Kay and sixteen-year-old Garry are in charge of the house and their younger siblings while their parents are away during the winter.[2] The novel, illustrated by Kate Seredy, was first published in 1936 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1937.[3]

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  1. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, Libraries Unlimited, 2001 page 86
  2. ^ The Newbery & Caldecott Awards: a Guide to the Medal and Honor Books by the Association for Library Service to Children, ALA Editions, 2009, page 74
  3. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30.